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UK-France Summit 2016

The Prime Minister and President Hollande discussed UK-France co-operation on counter-terrorism, migration, defence and nuclear energy.

Prime Minister and President Hollande speaking at the UK-France Summit 2016.

The Prime Minister and President Hollande met on 3 March for the 2016 UK-France Summit at Amiens in France. The Summit is the first since last year’s terror attacks in Paris and the 2 leaders discussed the fight against terrorism through intensified police and security co-operation.

The Foreign, Home and Defence Secretaries also attended, meeting their French counterparts to discuss with topics including counter-terrorism, the migration crisis, Syria and Libya.

UK-France relationship

France is one of our most important partners and this summit was an opportunity to further strengthen the co-operation between our 2 countries. Membership of the European Union also gives both countries greater security and greater capacity to project power.

During the summit, ministers made the following announcements:

Read the summit documents on issues including counter-terrorism, migration, defence and nuclear energy.

The Prime Minister, President Hollande and their ministers at the UK-France Summit 2016.
The Prime Minister, President Hollande and their ministers at the UK-France Summit 2016.
Published 3 March 2016